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Rua do Imperador, Petropolis, State of Rio de Janeiro 25620-900, Brazil
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Reviewed April 6, 2019 via mobile

Amazing homes and buildings in a very European designed in the mountain tropical rainforest. I was thinking that I was in Portugal or maybe Spain or Italy.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

This city is so beautiful it should be in the 10 places to go whilst in Rio as it’s only a hours drive away. The buildings are magnificent it’s like going back in time. Next time we come to Brazil we will come and stay...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

Petropolis historical neighborhood is wonderful, for many reasons. Firstly, it is well preserved. Safe, one can walk around and visit the cathedral, where the remains of the last emperor and his wife rest; some old palaces and monuments, such as the former summer imperial palace,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

The historical centre of Petrópolis is a quite nice place to visit with no hurry. Century old houses yield a feeling that you left the usual daily stress to entered a whole new life. You can just wonder how was life back then, when only...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

What a great city. Stop for coffee on the way up! Then enjoy the city. Lots of history and lots to eat! I thoroughly enjoyed the church visit.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 2, 2017

It totally worth it stay there at least 2 days, walk through its streets and imagine how it was the Great Imperial Cit from about 150 years ago; if you like trekking and camping, there's awsome spots to do it.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed July 31, 2017

The Centro Histórico is definitely worth the walk, everything is relatively close and there are so many beautiful houses worth seeing along the Rua da Imperatriz and Rua Koeler... We chose not to take the horse carriage option and walked around, it was great!

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 10, 2017

Many beautiful historical mansions can be seen along this avenue. There is a lovely view of the cathedral as you cross the bridge over the river. Easy walking and many historical plaques. Definitely worth a visit!

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

After reading the many positive reviews I had great expectations about this place. But after my visited, I wonder of I have visited the same place as all the writers of the positive reviews. Indeed, the city has a great imperial museum certainly worth visiting...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed March 16, 2017

I had heard of Petropolis but I never imagined to find myself immersed in the imperial atmosphere. I suggest to visit trying to imagine life less hectic the past. Truly fascinating!

Date of experience: August 2016
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